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102 get job under Delhi Police's YUVA scheme

New Delhi: In a noble initiative, 102 youth trained under YUVA initiative of the Delhi Police were selected for different jobs at the mega job fair organised in Kirti Nagar. The event was chaired by Sanjay Baniwal, Special Commissioner of Police (WS A&M), Delhi; while Dr Sonali Sinha, COO, Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC)and Ankur Singh Chauhan (Director and Head-Delhi State), CII brought employers from the industry.
Under Yuva Initiative, Delhi Police reaches out to Capital's youth from economically weaker sections and provide them skill training under different trades.
"The idea was to channelise the energy of young adults and children from the under privileged sections of the society to make them productive members of the society and to prevent them from moving towards crime and drugs at an early age. A total of 102 job offers were made to about 80 candidates and some candidates bagged more than one offer," said PRO Delhi Police, Madhur Verma.
Kirti Nagar SHO Anil Kumar said that this initiative is giving a new life to those who has somehow lost direction or are struggling to find one.
"Lots of youth have benefitted from YUVA scheme and in Kirti Nagar alone 266 youths have secured job so far," he said.
"I have secured a job at a leading international food chain with a handsome salary. With my personal experience i could say that YUVA has helped me a lot. I think several youths like me have benefited getting more exposure." said Tehseen Gilani, a resident of Kabi Karim who got a job in the job fair.
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